Master of Public Policy
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
Prerequisite: a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
|Required: 40 credits consisting of:|
|PPPA 6002||Research Methods and Applied Statistics|
|PPPA 6007||Microeconomics for Public Policy I|
|PPPA 6011||Politics and Policy Analysis|
|PPPA 6013||Econometrics for Policy Research I|
|PPPA 6014||Microeconomics for Public Policy II|
|PPPA 6019||MPP Capstone|
|Tools of Analysis (Two of the following):|
|PPPA 6005||Public Budgeting, Revenue, and Expenditure Analysis|
|PPPA 6015||Benefit-Cost Analysis|
|PPPA 6016||Public and Nonprofit Program Evaluation|
|PPPA 6020||Decision Modeling for Public Policy|
|PPPA 8022||Econometrics for Policy Research II|
|PPPA 8023||Mixed Methods in Research Design|
|Field of Study:|
|Students complete a policy field of at least nine credits. Policy fields include public finance, education policy, environmental policy, health policy, national security and foreign policy, international policy development, program and policy evaluation, regulatory policy, social policy, and urban policy. With approval of faculty adviser, students can design a specialized field focused on the student's academic interests and career objectives.|
The Master of Public Policy is available in a dual degree program with the PhD in the field of political science and a joint degree program with the JD in the Law School.